Created in Indonesia, this Kimchi pizza is a tasty meat pizza you will like.
Made with love, the following pizza provides a divine flavor with a sublime scent.
Take time to invest in the freshest ingredients and complement them with a delicious crust for your family and friends to enjoy a gratifying meal.
If you enjoy Meat pizzas with Tomato sauce then you’re in luck.
There are a lot of reasons why people find pizza so delicious! One of the main reasons is the combination of flavors and textures. The warm and gooey cheese, the tangy tomato sauce, and the crispy crust all come together to create a truly irresistible taste.
Another reason is that pizza is a very customizable food, you can put whatever toppings you like on it, whether it’s pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, or something else, there’s a pizza out there for everyone. Additionally, pizza is a comfort food for many people, it’s something that reminds them of home and family.
And, let’s not forget, pizza is a social food, it’s perfect to share with friends and family. All in all, pizza is delicious because it’s a perfect combination of flavors, textures and it’s a social food that many people enjoy.
Pizza in Indonesia
A typical meal in Indonesia consists of steamed rice plus one or two main dishes made of Chicken, fish, Meat or vegetables. No, Pizza isn’t served with rice in Indonesia.
Take a look at some of the other pizzas from Indonesia here.
Kimchi Pizza Recipe
Below we’ve created a recipe for you to make a delicious homemade Kimchi Pizza whether it be in your wood fired pizza oven or your usual oven.
Kimchi Pizza Ingredients
Choose enough pizza toppings for the amount of pizzas you will be creating. The dough and sauce amounts below are for 3-4 medium sized pizzas, so scale up or down, based on your requirements.
Simple Pizza dough
- 250 ml (1 cup) lukewarm water
- 2 2/3 cups (400 grams) 00 fine flour
- 7 grams (2 tsps) dried yeast
- 1/4 cup (3 tbsp) olive oil
- 2 tsps salt
Kimchi Pizza Toppings
Toppings used in this pizza recipe, are;
- Bok Choy
Easy Tomato Pizza Sauce
- 1 can (15oz/420g) crushed or diced tomatoes
- 1 small can (6oz/170g) tomato paste
- Two garlic cloves
- 1 tbsp dried Italian herbs
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 small brown onion
Want to try a different sauce? See our article on the different types of pizza sauces.
You can click on any of the tags at the bottom of this page, to find other pizzas besides Kimchi Pizza, that use that topping.
Pizza Dough Method
Either make your own pizza dough following the simple steps below, or buy a premade pizza base at your local store.
- Whisk yeast and lukewarm water in a jug. Leave sitting for roughly five minutes.
- Add flour and salt in a large bowl. Create a well in the centre of the flour. Pour in the liquid yeast mixture and the oil.
- Using dough mixer or hands, gently mix dough until smooth. Place pizza dough on a lightly floured work surface and then knead by hand for five minutes.
- Lightly oil a bowl, and place mixture in and cover with plastic wrap. Leave in a warm place to rise until the dough doubles in size.
- Pour dough mix out onto a clean, floured surface. Now hand knead gently for another five minutes.
- Divide dough mixture into equal sized balls. Hand stretch or roll out the bases to the expected size.
- Spread some flour on kitchen bench before rolling, in order to prevent sticking.
TIP: We have other dough recipes if you would like to try your hand at sourdough, poolish or more.
Tomato Pizza Sauce Method
You can either make your own tasty pizza sauce following the simple steps below, or you can purchase a pizza sauce at your local supermarket.
- Stir in all ingredients in a large bowl.
- Using either a whisk, or blender, mix well.
- Let sit for five minutes.
- The pizza sauce is ready to use immediately or chill in fridge for 2-3 days.
- You can also freeze any leftover sauce for up to 3 months.
If your sauce is too thick, add a splash of olive oil or water to get the right consistency.
Preparing Kimchi Pizza
Preheat your kitchen oven to approximately 500 degrees.
Roll out the dough to either slightly smaller than your pizza stone (if you have one) or on a metal tray for the kitchen oven.
Alternatively, if you have a pizza oven, roll out to be smaller than your pizza peel.
First, spread the sauce around. This pizza calls for Tomato Sauce. Spread the Tomato Sauce evenly using the back of a large spoon or the blunt side of a knife.
You should start by adding the largest ingredients, then work your way down. The last is any cheese topping, such as Mozzarella, which you should evenly cover the other toppings with, and then finally any herbs.
The toppings to include on this pizza are;
- Bok Choy
This pizza is excellent as is, or you could enjoy it with a fresh salad?
Put the Kimchi pizza in the middle of your oven (on a stone if you have one) and set timer for 10 minutes.
After roughly 10 minutes, check on the pizza.
Pizza should be ready within 15 minutes. However, allow it to cook to personal taste.
About Bok Choy
Bok Choy is a versatile vegetable that can be used for a variety of dishes. Whether you’re making a stir fry or looking for something to give your pizza an extra kick, bok choy is the perfect choice!
This green leafy vegetable is packed with vitamin A and C as well as calcium and iron. Not only that, but it also has a mild yet flavorful taste that will take your pizza to the next level.
When making Kimchi Pizza, I suggest you just use what you have available, without spending any money. My recommended basic pizza tool list is…
Having quality, air tight dough storage containers is a must.
Glass Measuring Jug
A good quality, heavy glass measuring jug with clear marking for various measures to me is a must. I hate taking chances with portions, so it’s an important tool for me.
Dough Proofing Box
If you make a lot of dough through the year, you’ll find owning a pizza dough proofing box very useful.
Kimchi is the most important traditional fermented food in Korea. Historically, making kimchi started as a necessity of preserving and storing vegetables during long cold winters where many Koreans died from starvation.
Kimchi has a rich cultural history through the centuries, and is made with spicy fermented cabbage, various vegetables, chili, garlic, ginger, fish sauce and more.
Here are a few interesting pizza facts…
In 2014, a gentleman from Maryland, Dan Janssen, gained a minor level of fame for having eaten pizza at least once every day for 25 years.
Love is in the air
Domino’s opened a wedding registry in 2017, to allow pizza loving couples to register for their favorite flavors.
Pizza by plane
There’s a restaurant located in Alaska, called Airport Pizza. As the name suggests, they deliver pizzas by plane.
Pizza making FAQ
Want to know how to make great pizza at home? Here are some helpful answers to the most frequently asked questions.
What temperature should I use for baking pizza?
If you’re using a baking pan or pizza pan, preheat your oven pretty much as high as it can go. I’m talking about 500°F (260°C) or higher. If you’re using a pizza stone, don’t forget to preheat that as well. Always let it heat up for at least 30 minutes, before adding your first pizzas.
How long does it take to digest pizza?
It typically takes around 6-8 hours for pizza to digest in your stomach. The higher the fat content, the longer food takes to digest. Pizza has carbs in the sauce, crust and vegetable toppings, plus high fat and protein in any meat and cheese.
Why pineapple belongs on pizza?
Pineapple belongs on pizza, in my personal opinion. It’s a weird debate which has enveloped the world. Each person has their own opinion. If you like it, eat it, if not, then don’t. Easy!
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